September Events and Activities in Columbus, Ohio

Fall festivals, New Albany Classic, Home School Days and more!

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The crisp air, yellow school buses...it must be fall! This month has some great activities and events including this month's spotlight event The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day. The day-long event sees over 15,000 people each year at the home of Leslie and Abigail Wexner to participate in fun, family events and activities. There is also a headliner concert featuring BIg Time Rush and of course the Grand Prix.

Also, don't forget the great fall festivals and foodie adventures taking place this month.

THIS MONTH'S SPOTLIGHT EVENT

The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day

Sunday, September 25, 2011
$15 per person ages 13 and up
Wexner Home in New Albany
New Entrance on Route 605, just south of Old E. Dublin Granville Road
 

Central Ohio 9/11 Memorials and Events

Family & Children

Hungry Planet: Local Food, Global View

August 20 - November 6, 2011
Monday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday until 8 p.m.
Adults $11
Seniors and students $9
Children $6
Children under 2 free
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad St., Columbus
614-645-8733, 800-214-7275

Greek Festival

September 2-5, 2011
Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-midnight
Sunday noon-midnight
Monday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Greek Orthodox Cathedral
555 N. High St., Columbus
Adults $5. Seniors $4. Children under 12 free.
614-224-9020

29th Annual Labor Day Weekend Powwow

September 3-5, 2011
Saturday-Monday opens at 11 a.m.
Newark Earthworks
455 Hebron Road, State Route 79, Heath,
Weekend pass $15. Adults $7. Seniors and students $3. Children 5 and under free.
614-443-6120

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

September 5, 2011
Monday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free
Northam Park
2070 Northam Rd., Columbus
614-583-5310, 614-583-5311

Hot Times Community Music & Arts Festival

September 9-11, 2011
Friday 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday noon-midnight Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Free
Olde Towne East
Main & Parsons, Columbus
866-234-0414

Jack Hanna's Fall Fest

September 10-18, 2011
Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Adults $14. Seniors $10. Children 2-9 $9.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell
Phone: 614-645-3550, 800-666-5397

PBJ & Jazz Summer Series: Bryan Olsheski & Friends

September 10, 2011
Saturday noon
Free
Topiary Park
480 E. Town St., Columbus
614-294-5200

Columbus Children's Theatre: Pinkalicious

September 15 - October 2, 2011
Thursday-Friday 7:30 Saturday 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Adults $15 -$20. Children $12-$17
Park Street Theatre
512 N. Park St., Columbus
614-224-6672

Home School Days

September 19-20, 2011
Monday-Tuesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Historic Roscoe Village
600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton
800-877-1830

Food Glorious Food!

Don't Forget Apple Picking!

Sunbury Antique & Flea Market/Ox Roast

September 5, 2011
Monday 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
$1
Sunbury Square
Route 3 and 37, Sunbury
740-965-3630

Columbus Food Adventures: Taco Truck Tour

August 26 - October 30, 2011
Thursday-Saturday 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Sunday 4-7 p.m.
$55. Tickets must be booked in advance.


Leaves from Columbus Aquatics Center
1160 Hunter Ave., Columbus
614-440-3177

Columbus Food Adventures: Gluten Free Dessert Tour

September 24, 2011
2:30-6 p.m.
$55. Tickets must be booked in advance.
Leaves from Pistacia Vera
541 S. Third St., Columbus
614-440-3177

Family Fun Day: Exploring the Four Food Groups

September 10, 2011
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Adults $11. Seniors and students $9. Children $6. Children under 2 free.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad St., Columbus
614-645-8733

Music & Performances

50 Years Ago: The Hits of Ricky Nelson, Sam Cooke, and the Everly Brothers

September 10, 2011
Saturday 7-9 p.m.
$10
Overbrook Presbyterian Church
4131 N. High St., Columbus
614-263-3851

Katy Perry

September 13, 2011
7:30 p.m.
$56.75
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center
555 Borror Dr., Columbus
800-745-3000

Carpe Diem String Quartet: Kids at Harrison Park

September 18, 2011 - May 6, 2012
2-3 p.m.
Free
Harrison Park Community Center
575 W. 1st Ave., Columbus
614-205-8160

Diana Ross

September 27, 2011
8 p.m.
$67.65-$133.10
Ohio Theatre
39 E. State St., Columbus
800-745-3000

Technically speaking: A contemporary dance class

August 31 - December 21, 2011
Wednesday 7:30-9 p.m.
$10
FEVERHEAD
1199 Goodale Blvd., Columbus
614-264-7025

BalletMet: BalletMet On Demand

September 23 - October 8
Friday-Saturday 8 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
BalletMet Performance Space
322 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus
614-469-0939